Apr 162018
 
Chinese beef market opening “of little benefit” if it doesn’t benefit farmer-producers “on whom the whole multi-billion Euro sector rests”

Commenting on the opening of the Chinese market to Irish beef, the President of ICMSA congratulated the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine and Bord Bia for their successful efforts but Pat McCormack said his association’s members – the farmer primary producers on whom our whole multi-billion Euro beef sector rested – would only […read more…]

Apr 122018
 
ICMSA disappointed as Minister insist that inspections go ahead

Speaking after this morning’s meeting with Minister Creed and other stakeholders on the question of the current fodder crisis and attendant issues, the President of ICMSA has said that while progress seemed to be being made at the level of actual availability of fodder, disappointment would focus on particularly the decision not to retrospectively include […read more…]